Why is my 1999 ford windstar still overheating after replacing thermostat and radiator its heating up faster than before no heat coming out of vents and coolant bubbles out of reservoir when hot why?

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Asked by Sep 13, 2013 at 10:05 AM about the 1999 Ford Windstar

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

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You have air in your system and not enough coolant to get into the heater core. Properly bleed the system.

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maybe water pump is bad

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The car is not leaking but someone else said it could he as simple as radiator cap is this a possibility also how do you bleed system?

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http://www.ehow.com/how_5984000_bleed-ford-windstar-coolant-system.html....if this doesn't work, look into replacing the water pump as wister mentioned.

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Thank you Tom ome more thing I just replaced coolant yesterday after replacing thermostat will I be able to bleed without adding new coolant

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